230 South Potomac Street, Waynesboro, PA 17268
1090 Wayne Avenue, Chambersburg, PA 17201
22 Mt Rock Road, Shippensburg, PA  17257
Ph: 717-762-0234; or 888-738-0234
Email: office@springofhopepa.com
About Us


                                 Wayne Kuhns

                                                     Director and 
                                                Prayer Counselor

Wayne serves as the Director of Spring of Hope Prayer Counseling Ministries in Waynesboro, PA.  Wayne became an ordained Pastor in 1992 and together with his wife Ruth they not only have served on Pastoral Leadership teams beginning in 1969, they founded Spring of Hope Ministries. They are graduates of the 201 and 202 Elijah House training. They have completed the Basic Theophostic training.

Wayne  earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Pastoral Ministry, Master's Degree in Christian Counseling with an emphasis in family and teaching, and an Honorary Doctor of Divinity Degree from International Seminary of Bible Theology. He is a trained behavioral consultant through the Institute for Motivational Living in New Castle, PA. 

Wayne has been teaching Elijah House training schools for Prayer Counseling Ministry since 2001 and has developed and taught programs for couples, families, and leadership.  He has taught extensively on Inner Healing, the Father's Love and the development of healthy relationships, first with the Heavenly Father and then to love your neighbor as yourself. Wayne has traveled and taught Inner Healing and the Father's Love message in Canada, China, Ghana, Guatemala and the Philippines. 

Wayne and Ruth live in Chambersburg, PA, and are the parents of three adult sons.

The suggested donation for Wayne's counseling is individually $75 per session, or as a team, $90 per session.  

Wayne will meet clients at the Chambersburg and Waynesboro offices.  Virtual appointments are also available.  
                                Rhoda Lehman

                                              Prayer Counselor for 
                                              Women, Parents and                                                            Children 

Rhoda is a Prayer Counselor who works with women and parents and their children (birth to age 12) toward bringing healing and wholeness into their lives.

She has worked with Spring of Hope in Waynesboro, PA since 2002 under the supervision and tutelage of Wayne and Ruth Kuhns.  Rhoda has been trained in prayer counseling through both the Basic and The Advanced Elijah House School. She is widely read in childhood issues, trauma, attachment and healing. She has attended workshops pertinent to her work including Play Therapy and Beyond with Paul White and Attachment & Trauma Multi-family Camp with Bryan Post of “The Post Institute”. Rhoda is a certified “Parent Coach” with The Post Institute.

Rhoda having reared three children is now enjoying grandchildren and great grandchildren. Her experience of adopting her first child (at 17 months) has helped shaped her focus of ministry.  

Her heart is to see women, parents, and children freed to reflect God’s heart of love to each other and to the world.

The suggested donation for Rhoda's counseling is $70 per session. 

Rhoda will meet clients at the Waynesboro office.  Virtual appointments are also available.  
Spring of Hope celebrated its 19th anniversary on  May 20, 2021
To Make An Appointment

Give us a call at
(717) 762-0234

We offer Prayer Counseling to:

Individuals              Married Couples        
Families                 Children and Teens
All are welcome regardless of Race, Faith or Background.

We offer Prayer Counseling for:

Addictions                  Burnout
Forgiveness               Depression
Anger/Rage               Generational Sins
Emotional / Physical and  Sexual  Healing ...and much more.

We have three  locations throughout Franklin County to serve the community.
We counsel over 1,000
people each year! 
                     Wyatt Rebuck
                                             Prayer Counselor


Wyatt is a graduate of the Elijah House schools. He has also completed training with the Institute for Biblical Counseling. His training includes marriage, family and maturity issues.

Wyatt counsels male teenagers, individuals and couples. His passion is to see people break free from the stronghold’s that prevent them from experiencing and walking out God’s destiny and purpose for their lives. He has a heart to see relationships restored.

Wyatt resides in Ft. Loudon, PA with his wife Joanne and their two children.

The suggested donation for Wyatt's counseling  is $60 per session.

Wyatt will meet clients at the Chambersburg office.
18 yrs. & Older                13 - 17 years              3 - 12 yrs.         
Preministry Forms for New Clients:
(Please send all forms to the Waynesboro office.)
                                       Melissa Varner 

                                                  Administrator & 
                                                Prayer Counselor

Melissa is a professional photographer and business owner turned pastor, counselor, and teacher.  She has taken the Elijah House classes which is the base for the ministry at Spring of Hope.  Her love for the classes prompted her to become an Elijah House facilitator which enables her to teach the classes to others in a variety of formats. 

Counseling has been a growing passion for her.  She desires to see people walk in their God-given freedom from rejection, abuse, abandonment, fear, disappointment, and the experiences of life that entangle our thoughts, emotions and actions.   

She loves being a part of a staff where the hearts of the people ministered to are the heartbeat of what we do. When she's not at Spring of Hope you can find her writing, reading, or working in the yard.   
"I'm looking forward to and anticipating all that God has for me at Spring of Hope, and I cannot wait to meet you as we walk steps to freedom." 

The suggested donation for Melissa's counseling is $75 per session or $90 per session with a team member.

Melissa will meet clients at the Waynesboro, Chambersburg & Shippensburg offices. Virtual appointments are also available.  

                                         Wilma Martin
                                                 Prayer Counselor

Wilma is a graduate of Elijah House School 201 and 202 and Embracing Life, and has assisted in teaching these classes for several years. She is a graduate of 101 and 201 Professional Life Coaching from Light University where she has also completed classes on grief, suicide and trauma. Wilma loves to teach and to share what she has learned and to link arms with others in the pursuit to live life intentionally. 

Like many others, Wilma's life pursuit of God has been a tough journey through disappointments, guilt, rejection and pain. She uses what she has gained through her own struggles to help others on similar journeys. Her prayer is that her pain will not be wasted but used to help others find victory and healing, to come to a place where they can embrace the life God intented for them and to trust Him with childlike trust. That even though . . . .  yet I will praise You."

Wilma has a deep desire to learn, to study and read and to seek God for knowledge and understanding. She lives in Greencastle, PA, and is the mother of two daughters.

The suggested donation for Wilma's counseling is $60 per session.

Wilma will meet clients at the Waynesboro or Chambersburg offices.
                  Kim Burkholder
                              Prayer Counselor

Kim grew up in a military family and had the opportunity to live in various states including Hawaii and Texas. Since childhood, the Lord has given her a heart for travel and connecting with people from various cultures. In college, she studied a semester abroad in Spain, a summer abroad in Guatemala, and did mission work in the Dominican Republic. With this background, she has the additional ability to counsel in Spanish. 

In 2003, she graduated from Dove International Church-Planting and Leadership School. Her involvement with cross-cultural ministry started 15 years ago and continues to this day. She has also completed the Elijah House 201 and 202 training schools. Additionally, she has received a B.A. in Journalism with a minor in Spanish from Penn State University.  She holds teaching certifications in Spanish from Shippensburg University and in Autism from Messiah College. 
The Lord has clearly called Kim from the field of education into the field of counseling. Her vision is to see the broken-hearted restored, the captives set free, and the lost found. Her desire is to walk together through a journey of healing.

Kim and her husband Donovan live in Chambersburg, PA with their two children. 

The suggested donation for Kim's counseling is $60 per session.

Kim meets clients at the Waynesboro, Chambersburg, and Shippensburg offices.  Virtual appointments are also available.   
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                                                        Lawrence Haller
                                               Prayer Counselor

Originally from Upstate, New York, Lawrence moved to the DC metro area when he was 8 years old, where he lived until almost 20. During his travels around the U.S. Lawrence met some Christian people who encouraged him to invite Christ into his life. This changed his life and he moved to Latin America, where he lived and worked until age 37.

Lawrence began a relationship with Thais in 1978. They married and have 6 children. Their family has grown and now they have 4 grandchildren as well. Lawrence and Thais returned to the U.S. in 1990. They moved to the Western Maryland area where they home schooled their children. Lawrence has been involved in the church and counseling with a focus on spiritual health, prayer ministry and small groups. 

Lawrence became acquainted with Elijah House in 2019. He completed Elijah House Schools 201 and 202 at Spring of Hope in 2019. Lawrence has been active as a counsellor at Spring of Hope since January 2022.

The suggested donation for Lawrence's counseling is $60.00 per session.  

Lawrence meets clients at the Waynesboro, Chambersburg, and  Shippensburg offices.  Virtual appointments are also available.  

                                                         Ray Rottler
                                                      Prayer Counselor

Ray was born in Argentina, as a missionary kid. He grew up in Charleston, SC. He graduated from Bob Jones University with a BA degree in Religion. He joined the US Army at age 32 and served for 22 years. He worked for the Pentagon after retiring from the Army for 13 years. During this time, he earned a Masters degree in Human Services with a concentration in Family and Marriage counseling from Liberty University. He is presently working on a PhD in Christian Counseling. He attends Five Forks BIC Church. He is married to Yvonne Rottler, RN from Waynesboro, PA.

The suggested donation for Ray's counseling is $60.00 per session.  

Ray Meets clients at the Waynesboro and Chambersburg offices.  Virtual appointments are also available.  

                                            Shauna Yockel
                                            Prayer Counselor

Shauna graduated from the Elijah House 201 and 202 courses in 2021. After working full-time within the school system for 13 years, she was led to Spring of Hope Ministries in 2020 to begin training in prayer counseling. Shauna’s passion is to minister to the hearts of parents and their children. Through the love and healing power of Jesus, her heart desire is to see strongholds broken and relationships restored as the emotional wounding within the parent-child relationship is healed. 
Originally from upstate New York, Shauna and her husband currently live in Waynesboro with their three children.  
“I am so grateful for the Lord’s grace and guidance that led me to Spring of Hope Ministries. I pray that He will continue to work through me in helping others experience His grace and love.”

The suggested donation for Shauna's counseling is $60.00 per session.  

Shauna meets clients at the Waynesboro office.